Monthly Archives: January 2009

Orecchiette with Roasted Broccoli and Walnuts

I didn’t think this recipe would be that tasty, but boy was it! And it was sooo easy. I couldn’t find orechhiette pasta, so I substituted shells. They worked just fine. I think I could have added more broccoli, but … Continue reading

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Cream of Tomato Soup

It snowed here yesterday, so…..dinner was Cream of Tomato Soup with grilled cheese sandwiches! What is so special about this soup, however is…it’s made from a jar of pasta sauce!! I didn’t tell Toby this on purpose, and waited to … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Potato Cakes

I came across this recipe in a magazine (it’s in an ad for Ore-Ida), and decided to try it. This is the second time I have used these potatoes, and these potato cakes turned out well. The recipe says that … Continue reading

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Corn Cakes

One of my favorite shows is “Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives”, which comes on the Food Network, I believe. There usually isn’t a whole lot of vegetarian food on there, but it’s still fun to watch. A couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

I can’t tell what magazine this recipe came from, but it *might* be from Southern Living. Anyway, here’s another recipe that calls for premade Alfredo sauce (love it!). This one is easy- basically you just slice your potatoes (no peeling … Continue reading

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Product Review: Romano’s Macaroni Grill Restaurant Favorites Creamy Basil

Whew! What a title! I saw this on the grocery shelf, read the ingredients, and sure enough, it’s vegetarian. I used Quorn Tenders instead of real chicken, and Silk soy milk instead of the milk. The little kit comes with … Continue reading

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Sweet-bean Piroshki

Toby actually found this recipe in a parenting magazine we both read, called Cookie. I was a little confused as to what you would serve WITH these little bean things. I eventually decided on mashed potatoes and a salad. These … Continue reading

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Product Review: Quorn Turk’y Roast

I’ve actually had this several times before, but I thought that maybe some of you haven’t tried it, so here’s my review. This Quorn product really needs to thaw out in your fridge overnight before cooking. You can cook it … Continue reading

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Homemade Manicotti

I saw this recipe, and I thought, what’s so different about this? But the difference is that you aren’t filling manicotti pasta shells…you are making CREPES and filling them. Mmmmm. And this was so easy! It turned out really well, … Continue reading

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Baked Potato Soup

I am a couple of days behind with posts…every post that I make is a dinner that we had a couple of days ago. The holiday stuff gave me some extra posts, so that’s why I am out of sync. … Continue reading

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